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Chiefs' Hill suspended after audio discussing child abuse

Apr. 26, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have effectively suspended Tyreek Hill from all team-related activities while they investigate an audio recording that aired on a local TV station in which the star wide receiver's fiance accused him of abusing their 3-year-old son. The recording surfaced one day...

Mayor, 2 others slain on highway in Mexico's Veracruz state

Apr. 26, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A mayor and two others were shot to death as they were traveling in a municipal vehicle on a highway in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said Thursday. Prosecutors said Maricela Vallejo, the mayor of the Mixtla de Altamirano municipality, was with her husband and her...

Arizona utility finally comes clean about political spending

Apr. 26, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing what it saw as a threat to its monopoly from a surging rooftop solar industry, Arizona's largest utility secretly funneled millions of dollars to back favored candidates for the state commission regulating it. Arizona Public Service Co. recently acknowledged it gave money to groups...

Ex-Minneapolis officer resumes testimony in woman's death

Apr. 26, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman will be back on the stand Friday. Mohamed Noor hadn't spoken publicly about the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond before taking the stand Thursday. Damond, a dual U.S.-Australia citizen, had...

Titans select Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons at No. 19

Apr. 26, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons' potential makes him worth the wait. Tennessee selected Simmons with the 19th overall pick in the draft Thursday even though a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee puts his availability for...

Officer fled civil war as a child, resettled in Minneapolis

Apr. 26, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mohamed Noor fled Somalia's civil war as a child, following a well-worn path with his family to a refugee camp in Kenya, the U.S. and eventually Minnesota. After a difficult start, he "fell in love" with his new city, Minneapolis, and carved out a life in business. Then he spotted an...

IRS says Arizona tax preparer filed false tax statements

Apr. 26, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says an Arizona tax preparer has been charged with conspiracy and aiding and assisting in false statements included in tax returns. The Tucson office of the IRS' criminal investigation arm Thursday announced the indictment that was filed earlier this month...

Explosive devices, weapons found in residence of Kingman man

Apr. 26, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Kingman man has been arrested on suspicion of felony misconduct involving weapons and other charges. Kingman police say 34-year-old Larry Bradshaw Jr. was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. It's unclear if he has a lawyer yet. Police responded to a report of...

Today in History

Apr. 26, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 26, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Virginia, and killed. On this date: In 1564,...

Police officer shot during standoff in northern Montana

Apr. 25, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Police say two officers were injured, including one who was shot, during a standoff at a home in northern Montana. Officers with the Great Falls Police Department were helping authorities in the Shelby area with a hostage situation Monday stemming from a homicide earlier that day....